The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 134 178 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.51% 11.92% 15.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.73% 52.51% 59.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 92 92
Average daily rate
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£300 £289 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
329 339 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.89% 22.71% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 161
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the East Midlands region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 51 £350 +9.80% 45
Leicestershire -9 26 £280 +5.66% 47
Derbyshire +6 22 £300 +10.09% 15
Northamptonshire -1 18 £293 -0.84% 20
Lincolnshire -6 1 - - 7
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 227 (78.55%) C#
2 155 (53.63%) ASP.NET
3 120 (41.52%) HTML
4 113 (39.10%) JavaScript
5 103 (35.64%) SQL Server
6 99 (34.26%) SQL
7 86 (29.76%) CSS
8 76 (26.30%) MVC
9 75 (25.95%) jQuery
10 73 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (23.53%) XML
12 62 (21.45%) Microsoft
13 60 (20.76%) Web Services
14 54 (18.69%) .NET Framework
15 53 (18.34%) WCF
16 50 (17.30%) Oracle
17 49 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (15.57%) HTML5
19 42 (14.53%) WPF
20 39 (13.49%) OO
21 38 (13.15%) Windows
22 35 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
23 34 (11.76%) Visual Studio
24 31 (10.73%) Ajax
24 31 (10.73%) CSS3
25 30 (10.38%) Finance
26 28 (9.69%) TDD
27 27 (9.34%) VB.NET
28 25 (8.65%) Java
28 25 (8.65%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (8.65%) IIS
1 25 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (3.46%) CMS
5 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.08%) NetWeaver
5 6 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.04%) Apache
6 3 (1.04%) MTS
6 3 (1.04%) Kentico
7 2 (0.69%) Lync
7 2 (0.69%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.69%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.69%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 17 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) CATIA
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.42%) SaaS
3 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) HTTP
2 10 (3.46%) Internet
3 6 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.08%) DMZ
3 6 (2.08%) Firewall
4 4 (1.38%) VPN
5 3 (1.04%) Network Security
5 3 (1.04%) Intranet
6 2 (0.69%) RTP
6 2 (0.69%) RIP
6 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.69%) FTP
6 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.35%) SMTP
7 1 (0.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (6.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.46%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (2.42%) DB2
4 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.04%) DTS
6 3 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (0.69%) MS Access
7 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.69%) WebFOCUS
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.81%) Subversion
4 10 (3.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.73%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.38%) MSTest
6 4 (1.38%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.38%) NUnit
7 3 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.69%) Ant
9 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.35%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (10.38%) Finance
2 20 (6.92%) Retail
3 9 (3.11%) Advertising
4 4 (1.38%) Games
4 4 (1.38%) Back Office
4 4 (1.38%) Marketing
4 4 (1.38%) German Language
5 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (80.28%) Developer
2 111 (38.41%) .NET Developer
3 84 (29.07%) C# Developer
4 60 (20.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (14.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (12.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (7.27%) Architect
8 20 (6.92%) Analyst
9 14 (4.84%) Sitecore Developer
10 11 (3.81%) WPF Developer
11 9 (3.11%) Designer
11 9 (3.11%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.11%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (2.77%) SQL Developer
12 8 (2.77%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.08%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.08%) Consultant
13 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (1.73%) Applications Developer
14 5 (1.73%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (53.63%) ASP.NET
2 120 (41.52%) HTML
3 86 (29.76%) CSS
4 75 (25.95%) jQuery
5 68 (23.53%) XML
6 60 (20.76%) Web Services
7 54 (18.69%) .NET Framework
8 53 (18.34%) WCF
9 49 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (15.57%) HTML5
11 42 (14.53%) WPF
12 31 (10.73%) Ajax
12 31 (10.73%) CSS3
13 23 (7.96%) JSON
14 21 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (6.92%) XSLT
16 19 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (6.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 15 (5.19%) XHTML
19 14 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.81%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.77%) Open Source
4 7 (2.42%) Clustering
5 5 (1.73%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.73%) NHS
6 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.04%) Blog
7 3 (1.04%) Xbox
7 3 (1.04%) Replication
7 3 (1.04%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.35%) Statistics
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Physics
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.15%) Windows
2 18 (6.23%) UNIX
3 10 (3.46%) Android
4 8 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.04%) Linux
7 2 (0.69%) VMS
7 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.30%) MVC
2 73 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (13.49%) OO
4 28 (9.69%) TDD
5 23 (7.96%) MVVM
6 17 (5.88%) CRM
6 17 (5.88%) OOP
7 15 (5.19%) Web Development
8 14 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (4.84%) SOA
9 13 (4.50%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.15%) Workflow
10 12 (4.15%) Unit Testing
11 11 (3.81%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.81%) Scrum
12 10 (3.46%) UML
13 9 (3.11%) Waterfall
14 8 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (2.42%) OOD
15 7 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 227 (78.55%) C#
2 113 (39.10%) JavaScript
3 99 (34.26%) SQL
4 27 (9.34%) VB.NET
5 25 (8.65%) Java
6 22 (7.61%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.19%) VB
8 11 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.42%) C++
11 6 (2.08%) XAML
12 5 (1.73%) VB6
13 3 (1.04%) VBA
13 3 (1.04%) C
13 3 (1.04%) VBScript
14 2 (0.69%) Python
14 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.69%) R
15 1 (0.35%) X++
15 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.81%) Degree
2 7 (2.42%) VCP4
3 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) WAI
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) WMI
2 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.30%) Oracle
3 15 (5.19%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.42%) Twitter
5 6 (2.08%) SAP
5 6 (2.08%) Software AG
6 5 (1.73%) Intel
7 4 (1.38%) Telerik
8 3 (1.04%) HP
8 3 (1.04%) EMC
8 3 (1.04%) Cisco
8 3 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.69%) Cognos
9 2 (0.69%) VMware
10 1 (0.35%) Serena
10 1 (0.35%) Teradata
10 1 (0.35%) Google
10 1 (0.35%) JDA
10 1 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
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